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Barclaycard reveals new visual identity

New logo in line with Barclaycard’s vision to revolutionise the way we pay Barclaycard today unveiled a new logo and visual identity, reinforcing Barclaycard’s ambition to lead a revolution in the way people pay for goods and services worldwide.

New Bond Provides Strong Returns for Savers

Embargoed for Monday, 22 September, 12:01am. Barclays has launched a new high interest bond aimed squarely at customers looking for a quality investment in the current market. Available from Friday 19 September 2008, the new nine month savings bond offer

Barclays to acquire Indonesia’s Akita

Barclays has entered into an agreement to acquire PT Bank Akita (“Akita”). Akita is a small, privately-owned bank with ten outlets in three major cities in Indonesia. As at July 2008, Akita had total assets of IDR 959 billion (ca. £51m).

Barclays Announces Rate Cuts to Mortgages

With effect from today (Tuesday 16th September), Woolwich is cutting rates on both fixed and lifetime tracker mortgages, and introducing a competitive new lending tier at 75% loan to value.

Barclaycard rewards Goldfish customers

1.7 million Discover Financial Services cardholders transfer to Barclaycard Customers will continue to benefit from excellent card reward and cashback programmes Barclaycard has today announced one of the largest credit card customer transfers in the UK is underway. Some 1.7 million customers, recently acquired with the purchase of Discover Financial Services UK credit card portfolio, are receiving a new Barclaycard over the next few weeks to replace their existing card.

Barclays Responds to Flooding Impacts

Responding to the implications of the recent flooding across areas of the UK, Barclays has today announced that it will again be offering a financial support package to all of its affected Local Business & Commercial Banking customers.

Credit Where Credit’s Due: Barclays Helps SMEs in Tight Market

Embargoed until 12:01am Tuesday 9 September 2008 Barclays local business customers can now check the credit ratings of up to five of their most important customers or suppliers, helping them to deal more effectively with the risk of late payments and bad debt.